Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences


Application For Degree and Non-Degree Programs

Yale’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences offers doctoral degrees in the Humanities, the Social Sciences, the Biological Sciences, and the Physical Sciences and Engineering. It also offers a number of terminal master's degree programs. The Graduate School encourages prospective students to increase their understanding of the nature of doctoral education through consultation with faculty and graduate students.

  • •  The online application for fall 2015 degree programs is now available and can be accessed by clicking on the Apply Now link at the bottom of this page.
  • •  If you are applying to one of our Non-Degree Programs as a Special Student, Visiting Assistant in Research or to our Sackler/NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates, proceed now to the Non-Degree Programs page. Do not use the link at the bottom of this page.
  • •  The university’s professional schools (Art, Architecture, Divinity, Drama, Forestry, Law, Management, Medicine, Music, Nursing and Public Health) have separate admissions policies and application processes outlined on the professional schools pages.

To learn about Graduate School programs, departments, and applications requirements, see the following pages:


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